Monash University

Postgraduate - Area of study

Students who commenced study in 2014 should refer to this area of study entry for direction on the requirments; to check which units are currently available for enrolment, refer to the unit indexes in the the current edition of the Handbook. If you have any queries contact the managing faculty for your area of study.

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Managing facultyFaculty of Arts
Offered bySchool of Languages, Literatures, Cultures and Linguistics


  • Unit codes that are not linked to their entry in the Handbook are not available for study in the current year.


Embedded in the English section of the school, creative writing offers candidates the opportunity to experiment with creative writing, or with creative non-fiction, and to theorise their writing process by engaging in self-reflexive scholarly critique of the genre, considering it on social, cultural, intellectual and linguistic terms.


For a list of units in this area of study refer to the requirements for courses listed under 'Relevant courses'.

Relevant courses

  • 3773 Master of Arts (Creative Writing)*
  • 3940 Doctor of Philosophy (Creative Writing)*

*By research